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'We do not support a Daily Value for added sugars', says candy trade body

Candy labeling: NCA says added sugar values may cause 'confusion'; backs voluntary GMO labels

The U.S. National Confectioners Association (NCA) fears plans to place percentage daily values for added sugars on food labels is unnecessary and may confuse consumers but supports a federal law proposal to make GMO labeling voluntary.

NCA reacts to latest proposals on added sugar and federal legislation that would make GMO labeling voluntary
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Power of the dark side: Technavio reveals forecasts and growth drivers for global dark chocolate market

Global dark chocolate sales are expected to rise 9% each year up to 2019 due to increased demand in developing nations and associated health benefits, according to Technavio.

The Oprah effect: Annie B’s Popcorn and Caramels eyes expansion after celeb endorsement

Minnesota-based Annie B’s Popcorn and Caramels  has expanded its product offering and hopes to grow its retail distribution after being named one of Oprah’s favorite things of 2014.

Why are companies hiding their sustainable credentials?

A sustainable logo is known to add value to a brand – so why are so many manufacturers not showing their Fairtrade, organic or sustainable credentials?

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